U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is revising its regulations to change the fees for search and review of agency records by NRC personnel. This document is necessary to inform the public of these changes.
Effective Date: August 16, 2010.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Becky Wood at 301-415-6968, e-mail Becky.Wood@nrc.gov, or in writing to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Information Services, Mail Stop TWFN-5F09, Washington, DC 20555-0001.End Further Info
You can access publicly available documents related to this document using the following methods:
NRC's Public Document Room (PDR): The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly available documents at the NRC's PDR, Public File Area O1 F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.
NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): Publicly available documents created or received at the NRC are available electronically at the NRC's electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. From this page, the public can gain entry into ADAMS, which provides text and image files of NRC's public documents. If you do not have access to ADAMS or if there are problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, contact the NRC's PDR reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by e-mail to email@example.com.
Federal Rulemaking Web site: Supporting materials related to this final rule can be found at http://www.regulations.gov by searching on Docket ID NRC-2010-0157.End Preamble Start Supplemental Information Start Printed Page 41369
These changes are necessary due to the Biennial Review of Fees for the Freedom of Information Act, as required by the Chief Financial Officer's Act of 1990 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-25. Specifically, 10 CFR part 9, section 9.37(a) will be changed from GG-7/7 to GG-7/6 and 9.37(c) will be changed from ES-4 to ES-Maximum.
Environmental Impact: Categorical Exclusion
The NRC has determined that this final rule is the type of action described in categorical exclusion 10 CFR 51.22(c)(2). Therefore, neither an environmental impact statement nor an environmental assessment has been prepared for this rule.
Paperwork Reduction Act Statement
This final rule does not contain information collection requirements and, therefore, is not subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).
Public Protection Notification
The NRC may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a request for information or an information collection requirement unless the requesting document displays a currently valid OMB control number.
The NRC has determined that the backfit rule does not apply to this final rule; therefore, a backfit analysis is not required for this final rule because these amendments are administrative in nature and do not involve any provisions that would impose backfits as defined in 10 CFR chapter I.
Congressional Review Act
In accordance with the Congressional Review Act of 1996, the NRC has determined that this action is not a major rule and has verified this determination with the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 10 CFR Part 9
- Freedom of Information Act Regulations
- Privacy Act Regulations
- Government Sunshine Act Regulations
- and Production or Disclosure in Response to Subpoenas or Demands of Courts or Other Authorities
Because this amendment constitutes a minor administrative change to the regulations, the notice and comment provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act do not apply under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B).Start Amendment Part
For the reasons set out in the preamble and under the authority of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended; the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended; andEnd Amendment Part Start Part
PART 9—PUBLIC RECORDSEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for part 9 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part
Subpart B is also issued under 5 U.S.C. 552a.
Subpart C is also issued under 5 U.S.C. 552b.Start Amendment Part
2. In § 9.37, paragraphs (a) and (c) are revised to read as follows:End Amendment Part
(a) Clerical search and review at a salary rate that is equivalent to a GG-7/step 6, plus 16 percent fringe benefits;
(c) Senior executive or Commissioner search and review at a salary rate that is equivalent to an ES-Maximum, plus 16 percent fringe benefits.
Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 6th day of July, 2010.
For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Executive Director for Operations.
[FR Doc. 2010-17372 Filed 7-15-10; 8:45 am]
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